• Spooky Science Exhibit

    Spooky Science Weekend sticks around the Cube for Halloween so children can explore the mystical world of dragons and … More Info

    Spooky Science Exhibit
  • Grand Park’s Downtown Día de los Muertos

    7-9 p.m. Oct. 29, 5:30 a.m.-10 p.m. Oct. 30 through Nov. 5. Grand Park and Self-Help Graphics & Art have teamed again to … More Info

    Grand Park’s Downtown Día de los Muertos
  • Sea Scare

    The 10th annual Sea Scare promises "chills, thrills and gills." Come in costume and go trick-or-treating at 13 different … More Info

    Sea Scare
  • Haunted Pumpkin Patch

    6-10 p.m. Oct. 28, 3-10 p.m. Oct. 30. Haunted houses, carnival games, a Halloween straw maze and pumpkin decorating. Do you … More Info

    Haunted Pumpkin Patch
  • Mr. Bones Pumpkin Patch

    9 a.m.-8 p.m. Sun.-Thur., 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Fri.-Sat. Oct. 1-31. Besides their plethora of pumpkins, they’ve added new … More Info

    Mr. Bones Pumpkin Patch
  • Shipwrecked!

    8 p.m. Thurs.-Sat., 2 p.m. Sun. Oct. 14 through Nov. 6. The International City Theatre presents this clever comedy, whose … More Info

  • Samo’s Kids Club

    Today's special guest will be Fantastick Patrick, who actually is a quite fantastic performer. He can do Cirque du … More Info

    Samo’s Kids Club

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children's health

Protect Your Family With Flu Shots

The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health is reminding everyone 6 months of age and older to get an annual flu vaccine. Flu shots will be available at no cost to residents at Public Health Centers, L.A. County libraries and more than 100 community vaccination events throughout the county. Flu vaccination is also available at community clinics, pharmacies or through regular healthcare … Read Article

kids' health

AAP’s New Sleep Recommendations Say Rooming-In is Best

Infants should sleep in the same bedroom as their parents – but on a separate surface, such as a crib or bassinet, and never on a couch, armchair or soft surface – to decrease the risks of sleep-related deaths, according to a new policy statement released by the American Academy of Pediatrics Oct. 24. “SIDS and Other Sleep-Related Infant Deaths: Updated 2016 Recommendations for a Safe Infant … Read Article

school news

LAUSD Instructor is Among California Teachers of the Year

State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson this month selected five outstanding educators as the 2017 California Teachers of the Year. “I am pleased to honor five dedicated and hardworking teachers who use their creativity and talents every day to make a huge difference in their classrooms,” Torlakson said. “These inspiring and innovative teachers enrich the lives of our students … Read Article

family loss

When a Baby Dies: Honoring Pain & Healing Hearts

I know firsthand the pain that comes from of the death of a child. Thirty-five years ago, I said goodbye to my beloved daughter Jasmine. I will never forget the privilege of carrying life within me, feeling her every move, giving birth, nursing her at my breast and having her be an important part of our family for six months. Jasmine’s death is one that I still grieve, but as a perinatal … Read Article